Winning the H1-B Lottery

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4gr5a-a1746e Recently, we had an individual who came to our office flabbergasted that despite winning the H-1B visa lottery; and getting a chance to legally work as a professional in the United States, she was ultimately denied a work visa.. Her biggest  mistake, was to prepare and file her visa application pro se without anyContinue reading “Winning the H1-B Lottery”

When Temporary Protection Status Is No longer an Option…Think PERM!

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4wesn-a0d81a With the sunsetting of Work Authorization through Temporary Protected Status (TPS) fast approaching, thousands of employees will no longer be able to  legally work and remain in the United States. Several countries such as El Salvador and Honduras will no longer have TPS; and seeking new work and status options is essential. TPS willContinue reading “When Temporary Protection Status Is No longer an Option…Think PERM!”

Canadians Cannot Apply for Asylum in the United States. True or False?

And the answer is (drumroll please…)FALSE! Our team of U.S. Immigration lawyers realize that Canadians and foreign nationals from developed countries believe this myth. U.S. Asylum is available to all foreign nationals worldwide. One’s country of origin never determines the eligibility to apply for asylum once in the United States. The purpose of this articleContinue reading “Canadians Cannot Apply for Asylum in the United States. True or False?”

Oh Boy! Problems in Immigration Court & Problems at Home

If you or someone you know is in U.S. Immigration removal/deportation proceedings and the legal relief is based on a U.S. Citizen Spouse (“USC”), it is vital to keep the relationship with your USC spouse healthy.

Stacking U.S. Legalization Options While Awaiting Asylum Relief in the United States

Currently, wait times in the United States for an asylum interview or court date may be ‘years away’ based on the volume of applications filed each year by foreign nationals. During the lengthy wait time, however, life goes on. For instance, asylum applicants may meet someone and marry, or find employment which allows for sponsorshipContinue reading “Stacking U.S. Legalization Options While Awaiting Asylum Relief in the United States”

Inadmissibility Issues to the United States? Consider Parole Instead!

Over the years, our law firm clients have included foreign nationals faced with inadmissibility issues at various U.S. land and airport borders. For instance, a couple whose H-1B visas had been erroneously denied prior, found out for the first time upon arrival to the United States. Consequently, they were denied admission to the United States. Continue reading “Inadmissibility Issues to the United States? Consider Parole Instead!”

Asylum in the United States – Serious Business & How to Ensure A Smooth Process in Stressful Times

By of ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm posted on Sunday, November 13, 2016. This blog article is designed to help individuals who visit the United States and ultimately seek asylum protection. Our law firm ha seen a trend where Asylee Applicants take poor advice from legal representatives which result in harsh immigration consequences including detentionContinue reading “Asylum in the United States – Serious Business & How to Ensure A Smooth Process in Stressful Times”